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Jennifer Rigby Named WXIA News Director - Posted November 7, 2014
Jennifer Rigby has been named news director of the Atlanta NBC and MyNetworkTV affiliates WXIA-WATL. Rigby comes to WXIA from The Weather Channel where she was VP of Live Programming. Before working for TWC, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Gannett Bumps WXIA News Director to Corporate Office - Posted August 28, 2014
Ellen Crooke, news director for Atlanta NBC affiliate WXIA, has been named VP of News for parent company Gannett Broadcasting. Crooke was also the and regional news executive for Gannett. She sta... [TVSpy]

Julie Martin Joins WXIA from The Weather Channel - Posted August 27, 2014
Julie Martin, a meteorologist and field reporter at The Weather Channel, has decided to leave her gig for a weekend morning meteorologist position at NBC affiliate WXIA in Atlanta. Martin h... [TVSpy]

Brendan Keefe to Leave WCPO for WXIA and Gannett Teaching Gig - Posted July 16, 2014
WCPO investigative reporter Brendan Keefe will leave Cincinnati in the fall to join Gannett-owned ... [TVSpy]

WXIA Ups Chris Holcomb to Chief Meteorologist - Posted July 9, 2014
Humbled and honored! RT @11Alive Congrats, @ChrisHolcomb on your new job as chief meteorologist! #DreamJob11 http://t.co/WholelJBp4 -- ChrisHolcomb11Alive (@ChrisHolcomb) July 9, 2014... [TVSpy]

WXIA Hires Anchor from HLN - Posted June 16, 2014
Vinnie Politan is leaving HLN to join Gannett's Atlanta NBC affiliate WXIA as morning anchor. "It is a great pleasure to announce that Vinnie Politan will be the new morning anchor for 11Alive n... [TVSpy]

Atlanta Stations Cover CNN After Car Drives into Network's Lobby - Posted June 13, 2014
CNN was the center of breaking news after a Mercedes crashed into the lobby of the network's building in downtown Atlanta shortly after 4:00 a.m this morning. All the local stations converged on the scene during their 5:00 a.m. newscasts showing the car with Florida plates already out of the lobby and... [TVSpy]

WCVB, WBIR Win Murrow Awards For Overall Excellence - Posted June 11, 2014
Boston ABC affiliate WCVB and Knoxville NBC affiliate WBIR are the winners of this year's Edward R. Murrow awards for overall excellence, the RTDNA announced today. Related, TVNewser: ... [TVSpy]

Former KBTX News Director Mike George Dies - Posted May 19, 2014
Former KBTX news director Mike George was found dead Sunday at his home, the sta... [TVSpy]

Mike Landess to Retire From Denver's KMGH - Posted May 8, 2014
After 50 years in broadcasting, Mike Landess has announced his retirement from Denver ABC affiliate KMGH. He will officially sign off as the station's primary anchor later this year. "7... [TVSpy]

RTDNA Announces Winners of Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards - Posted April 22, 2014
The RTDNA has announced the winners of the regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, recognizing the best radio, television and online news organizations around the world. This year, the organization awarded 661 regional awards in 14 categories. For th... [TVSpy]

Atlanta Stations Fall For Bieber Protest Hoax - Posted February 25, 2014
All four Atlanta stations covered a fake protest over a potential Justin Bieber move to Atlanta's Buckhead neighborhood Monday morning. The prank was organized by a local radio station that sent six of its interns to act as "protestors." Despite the fact that only a handful of people participated, the protest was... [TVSpy]

The Ice Desk: It's What Stations are Wearing this Winter - Posted February 13, 2014
It seems a historical record of sorts is being created of what appears to be the recent trend of stations sending their anchors out into the freezing cold to report the news from behind desks made of ice. With thanks to Poynter and TVSpy rival FTVLive, we cobbled together our... [SocialTimes.com]

Brenda Wood's Commentary on Coke Ad Sparks Debate - Posted February 6, 2014
WXIA anchor Brenda Wood's commentary about the Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad has sparked controversy in the company... [TVSpy]

Atlanta Stations Balance State of the Union and Weather Coverage - Posted January 29, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="114189,114190,114191,114192"] Atlanta stations balanced two major stories -- the President's fifth State of the Union address and a winter storm blanketing the Deep South -- during primetime Tuesday night. CBS affiliate WGCL stayed in local coverage until immediately before the President was announced, opting out of Scott Pelley... [TVSpy]

Mike Francis Out at Atlanta NBC Affiliate - Posted January 28, 2014
Mike Francis, chief meteorologist for Atlanta NBC affiliate WXIA, is no longer with the station. When viewers asked about Francis on the station facebook page, ... [TVSpy]

WSB Replacing 'Katie' With 'Dr. Oz' - Posted December 27, 2013
Atlanta ABC affiliate WSB will replace "Katie" with "The Dr. Oz Show" next fall, Access Atlanta reports. "Katie" will come to an en... [TVSpy]

Elle Duncan Joins NESN From WXIA - Posted December 16, 2013
Elle Duncan is joining NESN as an anchor, host and reporter in February 2014. "Elle's incredible sports knowledge, relatable personality and quick wit stood out as best-in-class during a nationwide search for top new talent in sports television. We ar... [TVSpy]

Ted Hall Set to Join WVLT in Knoxville - Posted December 9, 2013
Ted Hall is joining WVLT, the CBS affiliate in Knoxville. Hall comes from WXIA, the NBC affiliate ... [TVSpy]

Jerry Carnes Named Interim 'Commuter Dude' at WXIA in Atlanta - Posted October 9, 2013
Jerry Carnes will temporarily shift into the morning transportation reporter role at WXIA, the NBC affiliate in Atlanta, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Rodney Ho ... [TVSpy]

Ted Hall Announces Plans to Leave WXIA - Posted October 8, 2013
Ted Hall, morning anchor for WXIA, has announced plans to leave the Atlanta NBC affiliate after seven years. "Hello friends, I want you to be among the first to know that I have decided to... [TVSpy]

Fred Kalil to Step Down as WXIA Sports Anchor - Posted August 28, 2013
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Atlanta Stations Cover Decatur School Shooting - Posted August 20, 2013
Atlanta stations broke into regular programming this afternoon after at least one gunshot was fired at Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy, a charter elementary school in DeKalb C... [TVSpy]

Atlanta Traffic Reporter Arrested for DUI - Posted April 29, 2013
Elle Duncan, morning traffic reporter for Atlanta NBC affiliate WXIA was arrested for DUI over the weekend. "I am greatly embarrassed for my actions early Sunday morning," said D... [TVSpy]

WXIA's Valerie Hoff Diagnosed With Cancer - Posted April 3, 2013
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Eric Ludgood Joins WAGA as Assistant ND - Posted February 26, 2013
Two months after his departure from Atlanta's WGCL, ... [TVSpy]

Tornado Forms in Front of WSB's Ross Cavitt - Posted January 30, 2013
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WXIA Debuts New Gannett Graphics - Posted January 30, 2013
Viewers of WXIA, Atlanta's NBC affiliate, will notice a new graphic look and music package for the station's newsc... [TVSpy]

Lionel Moise Joins WLTX as Morning Anchor - Posted September 4, 2012
Lionel Moise has joined WLTX, the CBS-affiliate in Columbia, SC, as morning anchor. Moise joins WLTX from WXIA in Atlanta, where he ha... [TVSpy]

Traffic Reporter Elle Duncan Joins Atlanta's WXIA - Posted May 31, 2012
Elle Duncan has joined Atlanta NBC-affiliate WXIA as a morning traffic reporter, according to the ... [TVSpy]

VIDEO: Fake Mascot Photobombs WXIA Live Shot - Posted March 12, 2012
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Meteorologist Paul Ossmann Joins WGCL, His Third Atlanta Station - Posted January 23, 2012
Meteorologist Paul Ossmann, a 24-year veteran of the Atlanta market, has joined CBS-affiliate WGCL. Ossmann was chief meteorologist at ... [TVSpy]

Video: WXIA Anchor Falls Out of Chair During Morning Newscast - Posted December 12, 2011
When anchor Karyn Greer tumbled to the floor in the middle of a recent morning newscast on WXIA, her fall went unseen by Atlanta viewers since the camera was not on the anchor desk at the time. Greer's co-anchor ... [TVSpy]

WNBC's DeMarco Morgan Joins WXIA in Atlanta - Posted December 6, 2011
DeMarco Morgan is joining WXIA, the NBC-affiliate in Atlanta, as co-anchor of the 6 p.m. weekday newscast. For the past three years, Morgan has been a reporter at NBC owned-and-ope... [TVSpy]

Following WAGA's Exclusive Interview, WSB Catches Up with Cain Accuser Ginger White - Posted November 29, 2011
Shortly after rival station WAGA aired a big-time exclusive interview with ... [TVSpy]

Atlanta Stations Cover Davis Execution from Jackson - Posted September 22, 2011
All four major Atlanta news stations had crews in Jackson on Wednesday to cover the execution of Troy Davis, which occurred shortly after 11:00 p.m. following a last-minute postponement and a day ... [TVSpy]

WXIA Allows Viewers to 'Check In' to Newscasts via Social Network GetGlue - Posted September 14, 2011
Starting today, viewers will be able to check in to WXIA newscasts using GetGlue, an entertainment-based social networking site. GetGlue allows users to check in to television shows, music, movies, books -- and now, local newscasts -- the same way FourSquare allows users to chec... [TVSpy]

WXIA's Ted Hall: Mornings Will 'Really Show a Different Side of My Personality' - Posted July 7, 2011
WXIA anchor Ted Hall will have to set his alarm a little earlier this fall. The Atlanta NBC affiliate ... [SocialTimes.com]

WXIA's Ted Hall: Mornings Will 'Really Show a Different Side of My Personality' - Posted July 7, 2011
WXIA anchor Ted Hall will have to set his alarm a little earlier this fall. The Atlanta NBC affiliate ... [TVSpy]

Covering Controversial Immigration Law, WXIA Reporter Spends Day Working on a Farm - Posted June 22, 2011
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Emmy Rundown: Southeast Region - Posted June 21, 2011
The Southeast chapter of NATAS handed out Emmys over the weekend at a ceremony in Atlanta, honoring news and programming excellence for stations in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Asheville, NC. Atlanta NBC-affilia... [TVSpy]

Mike Francis Joining WXIA, Oh Wait, Not So Fast - Posted June 16, 2011
Yesterday there was word from Little Rock that longtime KARK weathercaster ... [TVSpy]

KARK's Mike Francis Moving to WXIA in Atlanta - Posted June 15, 2011
Veteran meteorologist Mike Francis is leaving Little Rock's KARK, where has has been for 10 years, for WXIA in Atlanta. ... [TVSpy]

Birds Attack WXIA Staffers Outside Atlanta Studios - Posted May 24, 2011
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WXIA Reporter Doug Richards Skewers His Station's Severe Weather Coverage - Posted March 7, 2011
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Veteran Meteorologist Paul Ossmann Rumored to Be On His Way Out at WXIA - Posted February 3, 2011
Meteorologist Paul Ossmann is rumored to be leaving Atlanta's WXIA after 12 years with the NBC-affiliate. Ossmann has been a fixture on Atlanta TV for over two decades. Before joining WXIA, Ossmann spent more tha... [TVSpy]

In Snowy Atlanta, Affiliates Stick with Local News Instead of Network Morning Shows - Posted January 10, 2011
Stations in Atlanta ran extended news coverage Monday morning as an overnight snowstorm and below-freezing temperatures led to school closings and dangerous driving conditions. The market's NBC, CBS, and ABC affiliates stayed with local news coverage through the morning, preempting the network morning shows. NBC-affiliate ... [TVSpy]

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